Jan 21, 2011

The Friday Shirk Report – January 21, 2011 | Volume 93

The Friday Shirk Report – January 21, 2011 | Volume 93

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 20 images, 10 articles and 5 videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! *For those that prefer the links open in a new tab/window, try holding the CTRL key whilst clicking a link with your mouse 20 IMAGES – Today I learned that Matthew…

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Jan 20, 2011

Picture of the Day: Shanghai – 1990 vs 2010

Picture of the Day: Shanghai – 1990 vs 2010

SHANGHAI 1990 vs 2010

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Jan 20, 2011

Winner of the Istanbul Pedestrian Footbridge Design Competition

Winner of the Istanbul Pedestrian Footbridge Design Competition

The challenge was simple. Design a pedestrian footbridge over one of the busiest districts in Istanbul, Turkey. Faith Vatan Street was not only a major route for automobile and pedestrian traffic, but there’s also a tram route cutting through the middle of the district too. Below you will find the winning proposal from Paris-based design…

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Jan 19, 2011

Picture of the Day: As Far As The Eye Can See

Picture of the Day: As Far As The Eye Can See

AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE Photograph by Daniel ReRicha This stunning photograph by Daniel ReRicha was taken one Autumn morning in Czech Switzerland, a picturesque region located in the north-western Czech Republic. If only we could fly… via 1x.com Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE…

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Jan 18, 2011

Picture of the Day: Reaching the Summit

Picture of the Day: Reaching the Summit

REACHING THE SUMMIT Photograph by Victor Troyanov An awesome shot of climbers reaching the summit of the Western Breithorn in the European Alps. It is actually considered to be the easiest 4,000-meter peak for climbing. This photo was taken from Central Breithorn. via National Geographic Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture…

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Jan 18, 2011

Astonishing Underwater Sculptures by Jason deCaires Taylor [30 pics]

Astonishing Underwater Sculptures by Jason deCaires Taylor [30 pics]

Jason deCaires Taylor’s underwater sculptures create a unique, absorbing and expansive visual seascape. Highlighting natural ecological processes, Taylor’s interventions explore the intricate relationships that exist between art and environment. His works become artificial reefs, attracting marine life, while offering the viewer privileged temporal encounters, as the shifting sand of the ocean floor, and the works…

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Jan 17, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Ash Landscape

Picture of the Day: The Ash Landscape

THE ASH LANDSCAPE Artwork by Yang Yonglian Yang Yongliang via Colossal Art & Design Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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